Beschrijving:At 17.15, the pilot of the Indigo flight 664 reported to Air Traffic Control that there were a couple of passengers who were behaving aggressively and threatening to hijack the plane. The plane was given priority and it landed at 17.29. The plane was taken to an isolated area of the Delhi Airport and was cordoned off by the National Security Guard (NSG) and Central Industrial Security Force (CISF).
|Datum:||zondag 1 februari 2009|
|Registratie:|| registration unknown|
|Motoren:|| 2 IAE V2527-A5|
|Bemanning:||slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6|
|Passagiers:||slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 163|
|Totaal:||slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 169 |
|Plaats:||Delhi-Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) (India)
|Fase:|| Kruisvlucht (ENR)|
|Soort vlucht:||Binnenlandse lijnvlucht|
|Vliegveld van vertrek:||Goa-Dabolim Airport (GOI/VAGO), India|
|Vliegveld van aankomst:||Delhi-Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL/VIDP), India|
One man on board the flight was prevented by a cabin crew from changing seat when the aircraft was descending for landing. He then claimed he had a gun and an infectious needle, police said, adding he also threatened the cabin crew by claiming he was also involved in the Indian Airlins flight 814 hijacking case of 1999, which forced them to inform the pilot, who gave a distress call for emergency landing.
The accused has been booked under sections 336 (Act endangering life and personal safety of others) and section 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation) of Indian Penal Code and Suppression of Unlawful Act Against Safety Of Civil Aviation Act, 1982.
» Hijack scare: arrested man sent to 14-day judicial custody (PTI 2-2-2009)
» Hijack scare: police clueless about motive of youth (The Hindu 2-2-2009)
» Hijack scare peters out at Delhi; passengers breath easy (The Hindu 2-2-2009)
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet
de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Goa-Dabolim Airport en Delhi-Indira Gandhi International Airport bedraagt 1496 km (935 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.